The Ups and Downs of Tango in Buenos Aires

By Tracey Chandler

Has tango always been big in Buenos Aires? Is tango a tourist activity or a local affair? Where does the word “tango” come from… music or dance? Connecting Worlds, in interview with Nicolás Di Rago, national and international professional tango dancer, delves into the origins and the ups and downs of tango in Buenos Aires during the past 100 years. Continue reading

A Rough Guide to the Culture and People of Argentina

By Charlie Higgins

From futbol fanaticism to habitual asado feasts, the proud people of Argentina share many customs that speak to their unique heritage, which blends old European and criollo traditions. Argentines are generally very open to sharing their culture with foreigners and consider an invitation to drink Continue reading

A New Tango for a New Generation

 By Bridget Ryder

A huge kitsch heart hangs over the bar and across the empty air space stands a high stage, a compilation of wood and metal that gives the impression of having been built from odds and ends and scraps. Below these two focal points, light and art play together. Continue reading

Neighborhoods of Buenos Aires: San Telmo

By Charlie Higgins

For both short term visitors and students planning their cultural immersion in Buenos Aires, San Telmo is a quintessential neighborhood that offers recommended Buenos Aires nightlife and attractions. No Buenos Aires travel experience is Continue reading